Girl beat cancer and invented a special backpack to help other patients

Posted by Filed in Curiosity 11 de septiembre de 2014

Unfortunately, sick children each year are increasing, thanks to junk food sold in stores. A girl named Kylie Simonds was only 11 when he was diagnosed with a rare cancer – rhabdomyosarcoma.

Kylie for 40 weeks had several surgeries, numerous surveys, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. The girl not only beat the disease, but also invented a special backpack to help other patients to tolerate treatment in a more comfortable way.

With his invention, Kylie participated in the convention of inventors UCONN. She came home with a lot of awards, among which was also the award of the patent, which is the highest award of the Convention.

(8 photos) Chemical waste led to the emergence of new monsters

Posted by Filed in Curiosity 11 de septiembre de 2014

Chemical contamination and deterioration of ecosystems have already begun to bear fruit. This is clearly demonstrated by a biologist from the United States dedicated to the study of mutant amphibians, for ten years.

Biologist Brandon Ballengee looking malformations detected in wild amphibians, to highlight the damage that humanity is causing to the planet. In his new work shows how chemical effluents harm wildlife. Ballengee conducted a study, in which we see more amphibians membership (or less). Mutations in amphibians, according to biologist were caused by emissions of harmful chemical residues in their complex ecosystems.

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